AIMS Energy, 2018, 6(5): 695-709. doi: 10.3934/energy.2018.5.695.

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Fuzzy PI controller for bidirectional power flow applications with harmonic current mitigation under unbalanced scenario

1 Research Scholar, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal, P.O. 575025, India
2 Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal, P.O. 575025, India

The depletion of fossil fuels and environmental concern forces the extraction of power from low carbon fuels causes generation problem due to intermittent solar-wind renewable energy sources and power electronic applications. Furthermore, the significant amount of non-linear loads in the system causes power quality problems. Nowadays, the more and more DC loads like LED lights to save energy consumption are connected to the AC distribution system. These DC loads are connected at DC grid side in order to avoid the extra AC/DC power conversion loss. In this paper, the proposed d-q reference current method applied for shunt active power filter based 3-phase 4-leg bidirectional interfacing converter with fuzzy PI controller to achieve the real power transfer between DC grid side and AC grid side with current harmonics compensation at common connecting point simultaneously under balanced and unbalanced distorted grid and non-linear load conditions. The hysteresis current control comparator without PLL is used to compare actual grid current with reference filter current and generate the switching pulses for driving the bidirectional interfacing converter. The DC grid shunt connected intermittent hybrid solar-wind energy sources are integrating with AC grid utility through bidirectional interfacing converter has been into consideration for simulation studies. The MATLAB/SIMULINK tool is used to yield the improved grid current THD with fuzzy logic controller over PI controller.
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Keywords bidirectional interlinking converter; common connecting point; hysteresis current control; hybrid solar-wind energy sources; id-iq method

Citation: Nagaraj C, K Manjunatha Sharma. Fuzzy PI controller for bidirectional power flow applications with harmonic current mitigation under unbalanced scenario. AIMS Energy, 2018, 6(5): 695-709. doi: 10.3934/energy.2018.5.695


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